What if Medical Malpractice Results in Death?

Friedman, Domiano & Smith Blog Post

It is imperative that you take action if you or a loved one has suffered from a medical malpractice case. Jeff takes you through what you need to know, especially if medical malpractice results in death.

What happens if medical malpractice results in patient death

When you’re alive with a medical malpractice claim, you only have a one year statute, which is a short statute. When a medical malpractice occurs and it results in death, in Ohio you have a two year statute for wrongful death. That doesn’t mean you shouldn’t come to us as soon as possible.

Don’t wait until the last minute because it is very important in a medical malpractice case that we get information right away. The purpose of that is because in a wrongful death statue there are two items. One is the wrongful death and the other is pain and suffering. Pain and suffering only has a one year statute in a wrongful death case.

The key once again, come to a medical malpractice lawyer, come to Friedman Domiano & Smith as soon as possible and we’ll evaluate your situation.


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